Financial Markets

Italian concerns stalk global stock markets and hurt euro

May 29, 2018

Worries that Europe's debt crisis is about to flare up again in the wake of political uncertainty in Italy weighed heavily on stock markets on Tuesday and sent the euro skidding down to 2018 lows against the dollar.

Eurozone economy's slowdown may be longer than expected

May 23, 2018

The much-anticipated economic pick-up across the 19-country eurozone does not appear to be materializing yet, if one closely-watched survey is anything to go by.

UK court drops charges against Barclays in Qatar fundraising

May 21, 2018

A court has dismissed charges against Barclays relating to its emergency fundraising from Qatar at the height of the financial crisis

Britain's main stock market closes at record high

May 17, 2018

Britain's FTSE 100 index of leading shares has closed at a record high

European stocks higher as Brent crude breaches $80 a barrel

May 17, 2018

European stocks brushed aside earlier losses in Asia

European stocks take a breather after strong rally

May 11, 2018

European stock markets eased slightly Friday after a strong rally saw many indexes strike multi-week highs.

Royal Bank of Scotland tentatively settles US claims

May 10, 2018

Royal Bank of Scotland says it has agreed a $4.9 billion settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over the sale of subprime mortgages in advance of the 2008 financial crisis

New Zealand central bank governor says economy in sweet spot

May 10, 2018

New Zealand's new central bank governor says he has started his job with the economy in a sweet spot thanks to robust growth, high levels of employment and low inflation

IOC says boxing still risks being removed from 2020 Olympics

May 3, 2018

The IOC says boxing still risks being kicked out of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics amid concerns about the sport's governing body

World shares drift as markets mull Fed, China trade talks

May 3, 2018

World shares mixed as investors mull latest Fed decision, focus on US-Chinese trade talks

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